In order to make better use of the track rental, get more cars racing in certain classes and tighten up the competition, the Shootout Committee has decided to try a new rules format for 2009. The main difference is that the new rules will allow v6 cars to race against v8 cars in every class.
2009 Shootout Rules Final Draft
Common rules for all classes unless otherwise stated:
1) All cars in all classes subject to NHRA/IHRA rules as administered by the host track.
2) Minimum driver age 18 unless accompanied by a signed affidavit from parents or legal guardian. With aforementioned permission, 16yr old licensed drivers may participate.
3) Permitted fuels include any grade of pump gas, racing gasoline, and/or E85 ethanol blend unless otherwise specified.
4) Competition open to all MN12/FN10 chassis cars only unless otherwise stated. Full tube chassis cars or cars without a VIN are welcome to participate but will be restricted to exhibition runs only.
5) Engine must be based on a Ford motor, any and all modifications are allowed. Any form of forced induction and nitrous allowed.
1) Stock: 14.500 and slower
2) Super Stock: 13.900-14.499
3) Mod 1: 13.300-13.899.
4) Mod 2: 12.700-13.299.
5) Mod 3: 12.100-12.699.
6) Pro Street: 11.500-12.099
7) Outlaw: 11.499 and quicker
8) Bracket ET: any ET allowed.
Dyno Competition: (3 classes, V6, V8, and overall winner):
Any and all power adders allowed.
Minor adjustments allowed only.
Number of attempts:
Max allowed 3 pulls, any more than two pulls or any tuning done on the dyno will invoke extra charge for dyno time.
All dyno pulls must be done the day of the event and on Precision's Dyno Jet to be considered valid and are subject to verification by the SC Shootout.
* Note: All rules subject to change and/or correction without notice and at the discretion of the SC Shootout Committee. Individual exceptions to these rules will be considered on a case to case basis and may be awarded at the discretion of the SC Shootout Committee. Violation of these rules will forfeit any and all winnings and may result in disqualification without reimbursement. If, after payment of registration fees, these rules are altered so as to materially affect the competitiveness of any entry, the affected competitors(s) will be entitled to a maximum of a refund of the of their registration fees paid to the SC Shootout.